US author Richard Ford has won France's prestigious Femina award for best foreign novel with his book Canada. Cameroonian author Leonora Miano won the best French novel section.
From French-speaking Quebec, Canada, World Cup winner Alessandro Nesta's been talking to RFI about next summer's tournament in Brazil and about Italy striker Mario Balotelli.
“Like swallows, we wanted to reach the highest mountain,” says Isra, the youngest member of this five-piece band from Chad. And they’re well on their way.